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How do i dismount the tecumseh 6.5 GTS from a toro 20070 so

Customer Question

how do i dismount the tecumseh 6.5 GTS from a toro 20070 so i can change the cam?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: the compression release on the cam failet a year ago
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 2 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** me review the issue, and I will be more than happy to help resolve it as quickly as possible.

Expert:  JON replied 2 months ago.

There should be 3-4 bolts under the deck of machine that mount through the deck, into the engine. remove these and engine will come right off

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Jon, there's a blade holder and a pulley with a belt in there, how to ii get the blade holder off the end of the shaft and how do i get the belt off of the pulley mounted on the shaft?Thanks,
Ed
Expert:  JON replied 2 months ago.

the blade adapter may need to be tapped off with a hammer. you will need to pry the belt off as you turn the blade adapter and let the adapter spin the belt off.